Deutzia paviflora var. amurensis
DUT-si-a par-vi-FLO-ra a-moor-EN-sis
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf deciduous shrub to about 6.5 ft (2 m) tall, loose habit with arching branches 1.5-2 m long. Leaves simple, opposite, 5-10 cm long and 2-4.5 cm wide, elliptic-ovate or ovate-lanceolate, papery, tip acuminate, base rounded to wedge-shaped, margin unequally serrated (minute teeth), similar green on both sides. Flowers 1.2 cm wide, in few flowered clusters, petals white, about 6 mm long. Fruit a capsule, 2-3 mm in diam. The botanical description is very similar to that of the species (Deutzia parviflora), the differences are based on stellate hair structure on the midveins, the number of teeth on the filaments and laxer flower clusters in var. amurensis.
- Sun, well-drained soil
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 Native to northeast China (Manchuria); found in the mixed forests, thickets, mountain slopes, 300-800 m, of Jilin and Liaoning provinces.